Author Archive: Jason Arndt

Sheriff blasts state as deceptive on placement of sex offenders

Sheriff blasts state as deceptive on placement of sex offenders

Kenosha’s Beth warns other sheriff’s to be aware of DHS tactics Kenosha County Sheriff David Beth issued a statement related to the release of Racine County resident Michael McGee into the Town of Wheatland Friday, which was released to all Sheriff’s in Wisconsin: The complete text of Beth’s letter follows: […]

 
 

Lawmakers frustrated with sex offender placement

Lawmakers frustrated with sex offender placement

Racine judge OKs McGee release into Wheatland By Jason Arndt Staff Writer While the Town of Wheatland awaits an appeal following denial to stay placement of a convicted sex offender, some elected officials have responded to a Racine County judge’s decision to allow Michael McGee to live in a property […]

 
 

Panthers charge through Stoughton Sectionals

Panthers charge through Stoughton Sectionals

  By Jason Arndt Staff Writer While the Panthers roared through the WIAA Division 1 Track Sectionals in Stoughton Thursday, school records were broken, and yielded several state qualifiers. Junior Maddie Martin, who broke an earlier school record in the 400-dash, reestablished it with a second place finish in the […]

 
 

Rau vaults to sectional title for Central

Rau vaults to sectional title for Central

Vaulter joins Sabourin, Falcon boys Hebior and Kurylo at state By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Two years removed from a WIAA Division 1 state appearance, Westosha Central senior Sydney Rau is making a return in a different event, capturing a sectional title in the pole vault at Stoughton Thursday. Rau, […]

 
 

Racine County removes hold on Wheatland sex offender placement

Racine County removes hold on Wheatland sex offender placement

Torhorst rules Michael McGee, 55, released within 10 days By Jason Arndt Staff Writer After three hours of testimony in Racine County Circuit Court Tuesday, Judge Allan Torhost ruled in favor of the Department of Health Services placement of convicted sex offender Michael McGee into the Town of Wheatland. The […]

 
 

Little free libraries coming to Twin Lakes

Board approval brings partnership with Wilmot By Jason Arndt Staff Writer In an effort to promote literacy and community involvement, two “Little Free Libraries” are coming to the Village of Twin Lakes, after receiving board approval a meeting Monday. Additionally, it builds a relationship between the Village and Wilmot Union […]

 
 

Wilmot’s Keen takes fourth in wrestling nationals

Wilmot’s Keen takes fourth in wrestling nationals

Lady Panthers Sophomore Ellie Keen, a nationally recognized Judo fighter, finished fourth in Saturday’s Body Bar UWW Cadet Women’s Nationals held in Irving, Texas. Keen represented Team Wisconsin for USA Wrestling. The sophomore, one of two female Wilmot varsity wrestlers, has earned multiple accolades at the national and international levels in […]

 
 

Randall students pitch in at animal shelter

Randall students pitch in at animal shelter

Gifted and Talented program exceeds donation expectations By Jason Arndt Staff Writer Nearly a dozen Randall Consolidated School students toured Lakeland Animal Shelter in Delavan as part of a donation drive, and exceeded expectations according to School Gifted and Talented Coordinator Karen Reddin. “The group set a goal to collect […]

 
 

Food for fines at Kenosha County libraries

By Gail Peckler-Dziki Correspondent The Community Library has joined ranks with the Kenosha Public Library in an effort to get library materials back into the building and help local food pantries. From Monday, May 23 to May 28 at both Community Library branches (Salem, 24615 89th St., and Twin Lakes, […]

 
 

Five in row for Central

Five in row for Central

By Jason Arndt Staff Writer When Westosha Central wrapped up its Southern Lakes Conference slate, they were assured at least a share of the championship, but a little help from a cross-town rival propelled the Lady Falcons to its fourth consecutive outright title. The Lady Falcons, who honored four seniors […]

 
 
 
 
 

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